Duties of Association Officers and Reps:

President

 

  1. Shall be elected bi-annually and shall hold office for two (2) years beginning the first of July;
  2. Shall serve as ex officio member of all committees;
  3. Shall appoint special committees whenever the need arises.
  4. Shall call special meetings of the Association, the Representative Council or the Executive Board.
  5. Shall perform such other duties as may be directed by the Executive Board, or the Representative Council, or the bylaws.
  6. Shall be authorized to co-sign checks of the Association.
  7. Shall receive an annual stipend of $4000. This is in consideration for extra time above and beyond what is expected of a President. The amount represents approximately 92 hours at the current certificated daily rate spread out over the course of the year.

 

First Vice President

 

  1. Shall be elected annually and shall hold office for one (1) year beginning the first of July.
  2. Shall assume the duties of the president in case of absence and/or in the event of resignation of the president until an election can be held.
  3. Shall serve as ex officio member of all committees.
  4. Shall serve as chairperson of the End of the Year Dinner.
  5. Shall perform adjunct duties as may be directed by the Executive Board, or the Representative Council, or the bylaws.

 

Second Vice President

 

  1. Shall be elected annually and shall hold office for one (1) year beginning the first of July.
  2. Shall assume the duties of the president in the president’s and first vice-president’s absence and/or in the event of resignation of the president and first vice-president until an election can be held.
  3. Shall serve as ex officio member of all committees
  4. Shall serve as chairperson of the New Teacher Welcome.
  5. Shall perform adjunct duties as may be directed by the Executive Board, or the Representative Council

 

Recording Secretary

 

  1. Shall be elected annually and shall hold office for one (1) year beginning the first of July.
  2. Shall perform adjunct duties as may be directed by the Executive Board, or the Representative Council, or the bylaws.

 

Corresponding Secretary

 

  1. Shall be elected annually and shall hold office for one (1) year beginning the first of July.
  2. Shall conduct correspondence relating to the Association.
  3. Shall communicate with the members at the request of the president or the Executive Board.
  4. Shall confirm the roll at the Representative Council and Executive Board meetings.
  5. Shall perform adjunct duties as may be directed by the Executive Board, or the Representative Council.

 

Treasurer – Business Manager

 

  1. Shall be elected annually and shall hold office for one (1) year beginning the first of
  2. Shall be paid an annual stipend of $2300. This is in consideration for extra time needed to perform the responsibilities of the Treasurer-Business Manager. The amount represents approximately 53 hours at the current certificated daily rate spread out over the course of the year.

 

Treasurer/PAC Chairperson

 

  1. Shall be elected annually and shall hold office for one (1) year beginning the first of July.
  2. Shall be a member of the Political Action committee.

Site Reps

  1. Faculty Representatives shall be elected by and from the Active membership for each faculty Such election shallbe by open nominations and by secret ballot.
  2. Faculty Representatives shall serve a term of one
  3. Each faculty, site or site unit shall be entitled to at least one representative and shall have one representative for eachthirty Active members on the faculty, or major fraction
  4. Active members who are not represented through an individual school faculty group shall be counted as a specialfaculty group entitled to the same representation on the Representative Council as individual school faculty
  5. Vacancies: Vacancies in the office of Representative for whatever cause may be filled by properly elected replacements
  6. Faculty Representatives shall:
    1. Conduct constant and ongoing liaison between the Representative Council and the Active members of the faculty/siteunit;
    2. Serve as the official channel through which written communications and publications can be easily and quickly transmitted between the Association and the members;
    3. Represent the views and input of the Active membership of the faculty in votes taken in the Representative Council,conducting frequent and regular polls of such membership for this purpose; and
    4. Perform such additional duties as prescribed by the Executive

7.  A Faculty Representative shall not conduct an election in which he/she is a candidate.

Duties of Delegates to NEA RA:

  1. Each delegate will be expected to arrive in the NEA-RA host city in time to ensure registering as an official delegate to the Representative Assembly (RA) with both the California delegation and NEA.
  2. Each delegate will be expected to attend all caucuses of the California delegation. Normally, the caucus begins at 7 a.m. daily. Delegates must be registered with the California delegation to participate in the caucus. Delegates are expected to remain through the convention.
  3. Each delegate shall attend all business meetings of the RA.
  4. Each delegate is strongly encouraged to attend NEA budget committee hearings, resolutions committee hearings, bylaw committee hearings, speeches by prominent national figures, etc.
  5. Each delegate should take into consideration CTA State Council and caucus policy when voting.
  6. Each delegate is encouraged to participate fully in all activities of the California delegation.
  7. Each delegate — state and local — will be expected to sit with his or her Service Center Council delegation on the RA floor or to inform the appropriate person where he or she will be seated. This is to ensure communication regarding RA business and/ or personal emergency information of concern to the delegate, as well as to verify attendance.

All Delegates need to understand that, as a state delegate, their attendance is being directly funded, at least partially, by membership dues. Delegates need to accept their responsibility to carry out the above specified duties.